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Soil and Environmental Analysis: Physical Methods

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 79

Edited By: Keith A Smith and Malcolm S Cresser

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #124869 | ISBN: 0824704142
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Reviews a wide range of methods for soil physical analysis. Considers applications, accuracy, measurement time, and cost of equipment. Provides examples of applications.


Soil water content; matric potential; water release characteristic; hydraulic conductivity of saturated soils; unsaturated hydraulic activity; infiltration; particle size analysis; bulk density; liquid and plastic limits; penetrometer techniques inrelation to soil compaction and root growth; tensile strength and friability; root growth - methods of measurement; gas movement and air-filled porosity; soil temperature regime; soil profile description and evaluation.

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